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Counter Arts

Visualize Utopia

Suffering is glorified. Why?

Houses in distance, with shop sign that says Republica Utopia
Photo by Alexandre Brondino on Unsplash

Everyone must work. Why do we have a culture of sacrifice and pain? Why do we punish, rather than encourage?

Take student loan forgiveness, for instance. People argue against government forgiveness of loans in that “other people had to pay loans back” so therefore everyone in the future must suffer the same fate.

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Jackie Olsen

Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers